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Formerly brewed at Cains
Style: Bitter
Liverpool, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised in kegs and cans (previously pasteurised in bottles too).
Previously known as Cains Traditional Bitter.
NOTE: Only ratings for the canned and kegged version should be posted here. The cask version has a separate listing.
A regular winner of awards for quality and flavour, and winner of the silver medal at the International Brewing Industry Awards 2002, this refreshing yet full-bodied bitter is a favourite with beer drinkers everywhere. The rich flavours of premium malt and goldings hops are unmistakable in this well balanced, traditionally brewed bitter.

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2.9
CanIHave4Beers (4227) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 13, 2011
Pours a light amber color with a small but well retained head. The aroma has a good bit of toasty malt and a little sweetness. A tiny bit of breakfast cereal comes to the table to spoil the party on what was otherwise a nice subtle aroma. The flavor is malty and toasty, not terribly sweet but far from something I would call dry. Some strange flavors of iced tea show up. It’s enjoyable, but I much preferred the mild.

2.9
wlajwl (7076) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Fruity and slightly grainy in aroma while the appearance is amber and very clear. Mildly malty and a hint of fruit, tropical/citrus to it. Not really the most flavor from a bitter but its drinkable although a little thin.

3.2
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2011
On tap at Capital Ale House - Downtown on 01/04/2011. Clear dark amber body with a small frothy off-white head. Sweet caramel and earthy/floral hop aroma. Sweet caramel and pale malt flavor with an earthy/floral hop background and a bitter finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

2.5
JFGrind (2071) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Kegged version, copper light bodied bitter with almost no foam. I understand the session beer concept, but Cains Finest Bitter came up short with my palate. Draft @ Union Jack’s in Glenside.

3.1
blutt59 (6579) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Canned, via trade with papsoe, amber ruby color with non stop foam, aroma and flavor of old library, caramel, bitter astringent hops, thin finish

2.1
gunnfryd (15307) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2011
Brown colour with a beige head. aroma is malt, caramel, grass. Flavour is malt, caramel, hop, grass. Boring thin beer.

3.8
jsmerig (1692) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2011 Fairly bland overall. Poured nice from a tap at Iron Abbey in Horsham, PA. Rich amber color with a welcoming head. Recognized some maltiness and a bit of hops, but overall very bland. Revised with can comments. Flavor is a bit more complex and full flavored when drinking from can. well bAlnced between malt an hops. Subtle bitterness towards the end finishing with nice rich malt notes.

2.7
Borup (15436) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2011
Can from Netto. Clear amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops and caramel.

2.2
Meilby (11739) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 23, 2011
Can 440ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt and grassy hops. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

1.9
Geokkjer (7647) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2011
Can.Pours Amber with a white head.Aroma is fruity , malty and floral.Flavor is sweet and bitter with some malty notes.Thin body, soft carbonation.Thin boring bitter.


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